Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, Remicade

Crohn’s Disease Essentials and Emergency Kits | It Could Be Worse Blog

First shared with IBD News, I keep items in case of emergencies and essentials I think I need as an IBD patient and Crohn's disease warrior. If you're like me and suffer from Crohn's disease or IBD, you know you have to be prepared for a number of things that could happen. That's why having a… Continue reading Crohn’s Disease Essentials and Emergency Kits | It Could Be Worse Blog

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Allodynia, Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, entyvio

Entyvio Infusion #4 – Week 39 & 40 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Pain. Last blog post I focused on my body pains and Allodynia and not much changed for me this week. I've had pain every day. I wake up, if I'm lucky enough to fall asleep in the first place, and I'm immediately in discomfort. I wake, and urgency follows, with cold sweats, body shakes, the works.… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #4 – Week 39 & 40 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Allodynia, Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, entyvio, Invisible Illness

Allodynia – Weeks 37 & 38

Allodynia. A few times I've mentioned suffering from allodynia, thinking I needed a diagnosis of it. I had moments, even days of pain. But this pain is not like normal pain. Allodynia, meaning other pain, can cause all over body pain where even the slightest touch can ache you. Wearing a t-shirt can feel uncomfortable,… Continue reading Allodynia – Weeks 37 & 38

Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, IBD, Invisible Illness, Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy and Prednisone

August 25th. That was my last blog post. You know how long that was? That is another 16 days that have passed. I suppose a lot but not too much has happened in that time, and so I'll try to catch you up. See Eleven More Days. After August 25th, I started writing my first set… Continue reading Phlebotomy and Prednisone

Entyvio Infusion #3 - It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare

Entyvio Infusion #3

Well, again, I'm a slacker. Another two weeks have come and gone. And what takes up my time? Sundays used to be for music, but my Summer of Sundy has officially ended, sadly. My twin and her family came into town this week, bringing herself and her husband, his ex-wife and all of their 4… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #3

Schools Out For Ever
Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Invisible Illness, Pain, Veteran

Schools Out For Ever

I was going to blog earlier this week but it was the first Monday in over two years that I haven't had to worry about homework and the week caught up with me too soon. I didn't have to stress about an essay or paper due and I didn't have to think about learning teams… Continue reading Schools Out For Ever

Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, Health, IBD, Opinion

WEGO Health Nomination | It Could Be Worse Blog

Hello All! As I'm sure you are all aware, I am passionate about bringing awareness for IBD through my personal Crohn's Disease journey. And this year, It Could Be Worse Blog has been Nominated for a WEGO Health "Best Kept Secret" Award in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards and I am blown away by… Continue reading WEGO Health Nomination | It Could Be Worse Blog